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The Royal Exchange Theatre

World-class theatre in unique surroundings

A high-profile part of the UK's theatre scene for over thirty years, the Royal Exchange attracts top acting and writing talent, such as Victoria Wood, Brenda Blethyn and Simon Stephens, to create a varied programme that ranges from comedy, music, drama to family shows.

The Theatre is a spectacular seven-sided, glass-walled capsule, suspended in the centre of the historic Cotton Exchange.  This unique design means all seats are less than nine metres from the circular stage.  The Studio is a smaller 90-seat flexible venue hosting touring and new productions.

In addition to plays and a programme of special events, the Theatre also houses the Craft Shop and Craft Shop Gallery, recognised as a major focal point of contemporary craft work in the North West.

Overlooking the Theatre, an extensive function and conference room can accommodate up to 160 people in a unique setting unrivalled for interior design, location and service.  The Great Hall Café and The Round Restaurant offer an alternative to the bustle of the city.

For more information visit royalexchange.co.uk

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